A caller who reported a 'large' snake in Springettsbury woods wasn't kidding

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch
Springettsbury Township Police found a dead 15-foot python in the 1500 block of Whiteford Road Thursday, Feb 6, 2020.

The Springettsbury Township Police Department labeled it the “strange call of the day” on Thursday.

Officers said in a Facebook post they responded to the 1500 block of Whiteford Road around 2 p.m. after receiving a report of a large snake in a wooded area.

Police found a deceased 15-foot python.

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Officers said it is unknown where the python came from or how long it had been there. 

Anyone with information can contact Springettsbury Township Police at 717-757-3525.

— Ron Musselman can be reached at rmusselman@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8